Something Is Wrong

Album: Death of a Pop Star (2010)
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  • [Rick Sanchez - taken from a CNN interview regarding Derrion Albert:]
    But what is that? I-I just gotta ask you though
    Because at that moment (yeah...) where you have that brick
    Or where you have th-that that two-by-four
    And you're bus- about to bust the skull
    Of a fellow human being open with it
    And you're about to crush him or kill him or stomp him or kick him
    When he's on the ground bleeding already
    SOMETHING'S gotta be real WRONG...

    [Chorus: Lisa Ivey (David Banner)]
    If you look at all the hurt, look at all the pain
    People are DYYYYING and it's SUCH a shaaaame...
    They know something's wrong (But won't nobody say it)
    They know something's wrong (But won't nobody say it)
    They know something's wrong (But won't nobody say it)
    (I'll put it in a record, but will anybody play it?)

    [David Banner:]
    In Chi-Town, D. Albert's laying on the ground
    His life bleeds away while other folks stand around
    We gangstas, but we can't stop the pain in our town
    I watched it on the net and that moment was profound
    The OG'z gotta put the BG'z in check
    I'm tryna do sum'hin but I need y'all help
    We started gangbangin to protect ourself
    Now it's power and respect to kill everything for wealth (wealth)
    .. and it's the same thing in rap
    You tell the kids to stay hood and you ain't even in the trap
    He ain't never sell dope, he ain't never did time
    And if you did, why would you want them to walk the same lines? (YEA-AH!)
    It's like we travel back in time
    Took the whip with the crack, now it's black-on-black crime
    Yeah, we put our cities on the map
    But they call it the trap because most hoods are just that - a trap!


    [David Banner:]
    Mr. President, you know that some people still racist?
    Jimmy Carter said it, you didn't have to underplay it
    Huh, but I guess you got a plan
    Police is still killin our young black man
    Ah, I meant young black men
    It's less of us in college and more us in the pen (in the pen)
    Huh, I guess it's the devil's den
    You ain't trippin, you aight, it's more of our friends
    That's dyin in these streets, so I'm a die over this beat
    If I die off in these streets, I'm a let the blood leak
    Whisper, "God forgive me" - Then bury me in the creeks of Mississippi
    And I'm a take the whole world with me like..


    [David Banner:]
    Women playin men but why do men play women?
    I saw one in UGG boots and real tight denims
    Man, he had Apple Bottoms on
    So I walked over to him and I asked, "What's wrong? What's wrong?"
    He said, "What's wrong with you?!
    Ain't nothin wrong with me, this is the life that I choose
    This is what I do" So I said, "What's the use?
    But if it's man on man, how the hell we reproduce?"
    Ah, test tube baby
    He said, "Uh, David Banner, I remember when he raped me
    Take me to the bed, binded both legs
    I blanked out and woke up in a pool of red
    Ah, that changed my whole world
    Like that's my stepdad, thought, that I shoulda been a girl"
    Man, this is more than a song
    Our kids are dyin fast, there I said it, somethin's wrong

    [Rick Sanchez:]
    I agree with you. I think there are people out there
    Who could possibly, very well be unsalvageable
    And maybe we as a society started- need to start treating them
    As if they are, just that - unsalvageable. [echoes]

    [David Banner:]
    That's a lie, we gon' save our kids! Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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